[Rdap] Fwd: [CODE4LIB] Job: Digital Program and Data Management Librarian at University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Joe Hourcle oneiros at grace.nascom.nasa.gov
Tue Mar 26 13:00:16 EDT 2013

Another job opening that's topical.


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> From: jobs at CODE4LIB.ORG
> Date: March 26, 2013 12:19:27 PM EDT
> Subject: [CODE4LIB] Job: Digital Program and Data Management Librarian at University of North Carolina at Wilmington
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> The William Madison Randall Library at The University of North Carolina
> Wilmington (UNCW) invites applications for the Digital Program and Data
> Management Librarian position. UNCW is a member institution of the University
> of North Carolina, a multi-campus university composed of all 17 of North
> Carolina's public institutions. UNCW is nationally recognized for its marine
> sciences teaching and research programs, and for its strengths in arts and
> sciences, business, education, and nursing. The University
> is situated on a beautiful arboretum campus located in an historic port city
> within five miles of the Atlantic Ocean and currently enrolls approximately
> 13,000 students.
> DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Digital program development,
> data management, training and development, and general library faculty
> responsibilities constitute the core portfolio.
> Digital program development: Articulates the vision and develops the
> supporting roadmap for the Library's digital program. Facilitates the
> development of the Library's overall web-based and digital services programs.
> Serves as a lead on digital preservation and digital collection projects.
> Serves as a lead on institutional repository development, including supporting
> workflow for ingesting items for our IR. Develops a strategy for collecting
> and providing access to born-digital UNCW documents. Serves as an expert and
> contact for Library needs for digital archiving (i.e., storing originals of
> digital content). Serves as a lead and supports projects that collect or
> highlight UNCW research in digital formats, such as an Undergraduate Research
> digital collection. Incorporates appropriate design principles, information
> architectures, coding standards, and emerging technologies into the Library's
> various open source web-based systems and projects. Contributes to processes
> that deliver Library content to external discovery and delivery mechanisms,
> such as: APIs and RESTful web services, search engine optimization, mobile
> application development, OAI harvesters, and integration with campus learning
> management systems and social sites. Maintains knowledge of digital library
> trends, investigates their application in academic libraries, and helps to
> develop new web-based and digital services.
> Data Management: Articulates data and informatics issues, encourages
> conceptual dialogue regarding data and informatics efforts, and advocates for
> responsible but open access to data. Develops a strategy for how the Library
> can support the data management needs of UNCW faculty, working with Public
> Services librarians and UNCW units to identify needs and market our services.
> Develops and supports the technical infrastructure for the identified data
> management solution. Networks with campus data managers supporting research
> programs, and works to understand their perspectives, practices and culture.
> Cultivates partnerships with library and non-library organizations sharing a
> common interest in data stewardship of a particular area of research. Keeps
> abreast of trends and developments in the area of data science and data
> curation, and in the area of data consultancy and referral services. Keeps
> abreast of technologies and systems of data publishing that allow for re-use
> of data. Acts as lead worker for specific projects and working groups as
> needed.
> Training and Development: Trains and works directly with Library staff to help
> make them more effective content contributors.
> General Library faculty responsibilities: As a member of the Library's Systems
> team, s/he serves on Library and University committees and engages in research
> assistance, including weekday evening and weekend shifts at the Learning
> Commons Help Desk, providing individual research assistance in person, by
> phone, email and chat. This librarian also contributes to planning,
> implementing and assessing services; and produces creative and scholarly
> contributions to librarianship. Reports to the Associate
> Director Library Information Technology and Systems.
> REQUIREMENTS: MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited program. Demonstrated
> proficiency with HTML/XHTML/CSS and current trends in web development.
> Demonstrated skill with PHP and MySQL (or equivalent technologies) and
> relational databases to create dynamic web applications. Demonstrated
> experience developing user-centered digital projects. Demonstrated commitment
> to transformative approaches to the management of digital projects.
> Demonstrated appreciation of the data challenge (roles and actions for
> academic libraries).Experience applying or advising on digital preservation
> and storage best practices. Experience with digital library, institutional
> repository and/or content management software such as CONTENTdm, DSpace,
> Drupal, Archon, Archivists' Toolkit. Working knowledge of non-MARC metadata
> applications. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral, and written
> communication skills and strong service orientation. Knowledge of library
> policies and statement of mission, goals, and objectives. Knowledge and
> experience with Microsoft Office applications.
> SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with labor market for this
> position. Eleven-month contract (August - June) with
> faculty status (lecturer, non-tenure track). Generous
> benefits package, including 22 days of vacation. To apply,
> please complete the online application process available on the Web at
> http://consensus.uncw.edu. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF
> attachments are preferred. For questions regarding the
> online application process, contact Jennifer Coombs at (910) 962-3196 or
> coombsj at uncw.edu Priority review of applications will begin
> May 1, 2013. Position start date is negotiable. Under North
> Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel
> documents and not subject to public release. Criminal
> background checks will be conducted on finalists prior to offers of
> employment. For information about UNCW see
> http://www.uncw.edu/index.html; for information about Randall Library see
> http://library.uncw.edu/index.phtml; and for information about The University
> of North Carolina see http://www.northcarolina.edu/.
> UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment
> and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial,
> ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
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